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The Arlington Fire Department plans to distribute stickers at a public event Friday in support of police officers. People can get a free sticker shaped like a blue line on their vehicle, a symbol for law enforcement. The stickers were added to city fire trucks in recent days. The event is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at Presidents Elementary, 505 E. Third St. It is co-hosted by the school’s PTA.

Books for kids: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, an international campaign to get children reading, has come to the Stillaguamish Valley. Children ages 5 and younger who live in Arlington and Darrington can participate and get a free book in the mail. Local program sponsors include the Arlington Education Foundation, Rotary Club of Arlington, the Tulalip Tribes, the Norcliffe Foundation and the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians. More info: usa.imaginationlibrary.com.

“Hook, Line and Sinker:” The new exhibit at the Edmonds Historical Museum details the life cycle of salmon, the story of Native American fishing, and the evolution of commercial fishing. Items on display include photographs, models and artifacts, many on loan from Hibulb Cultural Center, Nordic Heritage Center and several private collections. Items include a rare, hand-made wooden floating salmon trap model, original blueprints for fish traps, specialized cannery equipment, a replica of a Native American drying rack and rare canned-salmon labels. The exhibit runs through Nov. 6. The museum is at 118 Fifth Ave. N. and is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. More info: www.historicedmonds.org.

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